Perfection Through Subjection

How important is it to you to become perfect like Christ? In this passage of James, we learn that perfection is found as we joyfully subject ourselves to God’s ways. This means that we live as God’s slaves, submit ourselves to God’s testing, and...

Joy, Power, and Glory in Christ

How do we face difficult circumstances with joy and contentment? Learn how your circumstances are part of God’s sovereign plan of bringing glory to Himself, and know that He will provide for every one of your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ...

Death Before Joy

In a world that proclaims “joy before death,” Philippians teaches us that death must come before true joy. Learn what it means to die to spiritual self-confidence and find confidence in Christ alone.

Two Worthy Examples

Learn about two men named Timothy and Epaphroditus who lived lives worthy of the gospel of Christ. Their lives are marked by a readiness for the work of the gospel and a willingness to sacrifice themselves for the sake of God’s people. How can we imitate their...

Shadows

What does it mean to live in Paul’s shadow? In imitation of Paul, our obedience is motivated by a desire to thank God for the salvation we have received in Christ. We learn to turn from our infectious grumbling to a life that shines in the midst of a crooked...